St Paul's Bay was the site of shipwreck of the apostle in A.D.
The claim that St Paul was shipwrecked at Meleda off the Dalmatian coast, and not at Malta, has been clearly set at rest, on nautical grounds, by Mr Smith of Jordanhill (Voyage and Shipwreck of St Paul, London, 1848).
Crusoe's shipwreck and adventures, his finding the footprint in the sand, his man "Friday," - the whole atmosphere of romance which surrounds the position of the civilized man fending for himself on a desert island - these have made Defoe's great work an imperishable part of English literature.
The heaviest losses were due to war, shipwreck and tropical diseases, but large numbers of the underpaid or unpaid soldiers deserted to the armies of native states.
The discovery of the Bermudas resulted from the shipwreck of Juan Bermudez, a Spaniard (whose name they now bear), when on a voyage from Spain to Cuba with a cargo of hogs, early in the 16th century.
He also contributed papers to Archaeologia on the site of Babylon, the island of St Paul's shipwreck, and the landing-place of Caesar in Britain.
In 1529 the manuscript translation of Deuteronomy is mentioned as having perished with his other books and papers in a shipwreck which he suffered on the coast of Holland, on his way to Hamburg.
The question of survivorship, where two or more persons are shown to have perished by the same catastrophe, as in cases of shipwreck, has been much discussed.
Jehoshaphat, attempting to follow his ancestors' example, was foiled by the shipwreck of his navy (r Kings xxii.
On the next topic of importance, the primacy of the pope, the project of union nearly suffered shipwreck; but here a vague formula was finally constructed which, while acknowledging the pope's right to govern the church, attempted to safeguard as well the rights of the patriarchs.
which he had been at great pains to collect; it is said that the loss of one of these by shipwreck caused him such distress that his hair turned grey in a single night.
10 It has been charitably suggested that, his collection and notes having suffered shipwreck, he was induced to supply the latter from his memory and the former by the nearest approach to his lost specimens that he could obtain.
She thus escaped shipwreck in his crazy vessel, and rode by Mary's side in triumph into London on the failure of the plot.
Other pirates appeared in 793 on a different coast, Northumbria, attacked a monastery on Lindisfarne (Holy Island), slaying and capturing the monks; the following year they attacked and burnt Jarrow; after that they were caught in a storm, and all perished by shipwreck or at the hands of the countrymen.
Among the most famous were the expedition undertaken by Diego de Ordaz, whose lieutenant Martinez claimed to have been rescued from shipwreck, conveyed inland, and entertained at Omoa by "El Dorado" himself (1531); and the journeys of Orellana (1540-1541), who passed down the Rio Napo to the valley of the Amazon; that of Philip von Hutten (1541-1545), who led an exploring party from Coro on the coast of Caracas; and of Gonzalo Ximenes de Quesada (1569), who started from Santa Fe de Bogota.
The brethren were aided in old age, sickness and poverty, often also in cases of loss by robbery, shipwreck and conflagration; for example, any member of the gild of St Catherine, Aldersgate, was to be assisted if he "fall into poverty or be injured through age, or through fire or water, thieves or sickness."
Persons who had recovered from an illness offered anathemata in the temples of Asclepius (Aesculapius); those who had escaped from shipwreck offered their clothes, or, if these had been lost, a lock of hair, to Neptune (Hor.
According to one account he was lost at sea, according to another he died at Stymphalus in Arcadia, and according to a third at Leucas, from grief at the loss by shipwreck of his baggage, containing a number of new plays which he had translated from Menander.
shipwreck sites around the British Isles.
shipwreck of the faith, '1 Tim.
squid rings to play at your own shipwreck party.
tuns of wine, had suffered shipwreck near Shoreham.
He died at Langham on the 9th of August 1848, his death being hastened by news of the loss of his son by shipwreck.
He experienced considerable difficulty in founding this second colony, from the strenuous opposition of a neighbouring tribe, the Petiguares; at length he succeeded in clearing his lands of them, but not long afterwards he perished by shipwreck.
attempted to reinstate the silkworm on the American continent, but his first effort failed through shipwreck.
In this case, too, the Sicilian Vespers was the rock on which the hopes and pretensions of the sovereign of Naples suffered shipwreck.
Not only his political hopes, but his domestic happiness had suffered shipwreck.
It was on this rock that, both in Austria and in Germany, the revolution suffered shipwreck.
The site of Cape Colonna is extolled by Byron, and is the scene of Falconer's "Shipwreck."
The deacons have functions in the Eucharist and about the altar which point to an early date; they have also much administrative work of an important kind, and especial provisions are made for the care of the sick and the dead, and the burial of those who perish by shipwreck.
The shipwreck was many fathoms from the surface.
History: 3 Crusader Castles, Gothic Abbey, oldest shipwreck in the Mediterranean in Kyrenia Museum.
In 1762, he survived a shipwreck during a campaign against the Spanish that led to the capture of Havana, Cuba.
Their vessel, laden with 116 tuns of wine, had suffered shipwreck near Shoreham.
Don't let them make shipwreck of your faith.
shipwreck survivors on Vancouver Island.
shipwreck exploration presentation to a full house.
The minute character of the narrative, the accurate description of the various journeyings, the unimportance of some of the details, especially some of the incidents of the shipwreck, are strong reasons for believing that the narrative is that of an eyewitness.
Do n't let them make shipwreck of your faith.
The West Coast Trail: Step up to the challenge It started as a path for shipwreck survivors on Vancouver Island.
Leigh Bishop gave a deep shipwreck exploration presentation to a full house.
There are almost 11,000 known shipwreck sites around the British Isles.
Alexander was once a disciple, yet he ' made shipwreck of the faith, '1 Tim.
Food, costume and decorations plus a silly game of squid rings to play at your own shipwreck party.
Antigua: More relaxed than most Caribbean ports, Antigua offers sedate nature trails and cultural tours in addition to fabulous cave, reef, and shipwreck diving opportunities.
Historical Finds: In Aruba, for example, visit The Antilla shipwreck or Fort Zoutman.
Sea World San Diego is also home to exciting water attractions, such as The Journey to Atlantis and Shipwreck Rapids.
While there, you can also purchase the full version Feeding Frenzy 2: Shipwreck Showdown for $19.95.
Shipwreck Beads-Advertised as featuring the "World's Largest Selection of Beads," this site features beading kids, tools, books, classes, and more.
Shipwreck Beads, a site advertising the world's largest bead selection, has a nice assortment of bead kits that create jewelry in both traditional and contemporary styles.
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